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ClayBurleigh
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The length of a rectangle is 6m longer than its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 52m, find its area

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nightwing1125

If length is x, then width is 6+x  Perimeter = 2*(x + 6+x) = 52  2*6 + 2*2x = 52  4x = 52 - 12 = 40  x = 40/4 = 10  Area = length*width = 10*(6+10)  Area = 10*16 = 160 meter square

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